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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF,A.409

  • Description

    Porcelain dish. The dish has a white body and blue-toned glaze. There is a phoenix among clouds and four characters moulded on the interior. The base and the foot ring are unglazed, and stained brown. There is a mark on the base.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1328
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 41 millimetres
    • Diameter: 210 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Position

        inside
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Content

        天順年造
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Tianshun nian zao
      • Inscription Translation

        ‘Made in the Tianshun year’ [AD 1328])
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Yuan AD 1328Room 95 label text:

    PDF A409

    Dated dish with luanbai glaze


    This porcelain dish is covered with an opaque blue-tinged glaze, except for the base. Inside is a moulded design of phoenixes among clouds and four characters. This inscription reads 天順年造 (Tianshun nian zao ‘Made in the Tianshun year’ [AD 1328])


    Porcelain with moulded decoration, luanbai glaze and copper-rim
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Yuan dynasty, dated equivalent to AD 1328

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1975 Colour pl. 35 and p. 309 (Back of dish p. 276) bibliographic details
    • Krahl & Harrison-Hall 2009 p.14, Fig.5 bibliographic details
    • Riddell 1979 p.78, no.53 bibliographic details
    • Oriental Ceramic Society 1971 p.97, no.128 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case16/sh3

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF,A.409

White porcelain dish with moulded decoration of phoenix among clouds and four characters. Covered with blue-toned glaze. Base unglazed and stained brown, as is foot ring. Mark on base.

White porcelain dish with moulded decoration of phoenix among clouds and four characters. Covered with blue-toned glaze. Base unglazed and stained brown, as is foot ring. Mark on base.

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